Kelly Lee Lipscomb Hawn, 55, of Fredericksburg, Va. departed this world for heaven on Saturday, March 18, 2017, walking hand in hand with her brother, into the arms of God following a 3.5 year, courageous battle with cancer at home surrounded by her loving husband and family.
Kelly was born May 14, 1961 in Pittsburgh Pa. She was the daughter of Gary Lin and Rebecca Lynn Burns Lipscomb of Parsons WV. She was a 1979 graduate of Tucker County High School and received her associates degree in business administration from Strayer University while working for Northern Virginia Electric Coop in Gainesville, Va . Later she worked for Rappahannock Electric Cooperative of Fredericksburg.
Kelly was a faithful member of Stafford Crossing in Fredericksburg and enjoyed playing softball on her church league team. She loved her hometown of Parsons, WV and would return as often as possible. She enjoyed cross stitching, crafting, attending car shows, craft shows, movies, and concerts.
Kelly was loved by all who knew her and she was always thinking of others before herself. Her love of God and her family shined brightly and she will forever be missed by her family, friends and places she called home.
Survivors include her husband of nearly 26 years, Dale Hawn; her two cats, which were her children, Tidy and Sunny; brother Tom Lipscomb (Lori Ann); Morgantown WV; sister Lorri “Punkin” Lipscomb of Morgantown, WV; sister-in- law Tina Lipscomb of Davis, WV; three brothers- in -law; Douglas Hawn of Winchester, Va., David Hawn of Clearwater, Fla. and Duane Hawn of Ocala, Fla.; three nephews Nathaniel Lipscomb of Morgantown, WV, Dean Lipscomb (Katie) of Harrisburg, PA and Cameron Lipscomb (Lindsay) of Uniontown, Pa.; and two nieces Calla Bohlman (Joseph) of Morgantown, WV, Tessa Drenning of Pittsburgh, Pa.; five great nieces and nephews Anthony, Gavin, Abigail, Francis, Addilyn; many nephews and nieces on her husband’s side of the family; a special little cousin, that meant the world to her, Joanna Leary; and numerous aunts, uncles and cousins. Kelly was preceded in death by her brother, Gary Dean Lipscomb who also lost his courageous battle with cancer in June of 2016.
The family will receive friends from 5 to 8 p.m. Monday, March 20 Covenant Funeral Service 4801 Jefferson Davis Hwy, Fredericksburg, Va. 22408.
The family will receive friends from 5 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, March 22 at Hostetler Funeral Home Parsons, WV. A service will be held at 11a.m. Thursday, March 23 at the funeral home. Interment will follow in Parsons City Cemetery in Parsons, WV.
In lieu of flowers, Kelly and Dale request that donations be made in Kelly’s memory to the Tucker County Animal Shelter in Parsons, WV. or an animal shelter of one’s choice.